March 2014 Commissary Express Line


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March 2014 Commissary Express Line

  1. 1. To help you find more specials, promotions and sales, we recently added more links to top name- brand websites on the commissary website. The links are exclusively for commissary shoppers, offering downloadable coupons, recipes, promotional giveaways and contests. From, select “Exclusive Savings” just below the man in the red apron and the woman in the blue shirt. The Exclusive Savings page will open showing our industry partners participating in this program. Click any square to explore. March 2014 Volume 4, Issue 8 Commissary Express Line Your Commissary … It’s worth the trip! Fort Riley Commissary Check our freezers during frozen food month “Your commissary is “chillin” during March with cool pricing in the frozen food section. Stock up on convenient, mealtime solutions from frozen vegetables and desserts to restaurant-inspired Follow Us Facebook Twitter Staying informed of food-safety-related recalls can be a full-time job. Thanks to, it’s just a couple clicks away. Click Stay Informed for alerts on products sold in commissaries or on All Recalls from the FDA. Peter Howell Store Director 785-239-6621 x 3100 Normal Hours Sun. 1000- 1800 Mon. 0900- 2000 Tue. 0900- 2000 Wed. 0900- 2000 Thu. 0900- 2000 Fri. 0900- 2000 Sat. 0900- 2000 Other important numbers 785-239-6621 plus ext. Dept. Ext. Customer Service 3120 Asst. Store Dir. 3114 Grocery 3148 Produce 3122 Meat 3121 Secretary 3117 During March, early season strawberries and blackberries should be coming in with sweet flavor. Broccoli, too, is hitting the store at terrific prices and peak flavor. Look for manager’s specials in the produce department this “Exclusive Savings” are your links to specials month for best buys on fresh and delicious fruits and vegetables. Pick seasonal produce for flavor and value meals – at prices that that would please a polar bear. Look for products marked “on sale” in every aisle of the frozen food section during March. Find March promotions here.
  2. 2. Express Line Page 2 of 2 Store Director’s Scoop As spring approaches check out what we have to offer for early summer BBQ’s and March Madness parties. Want a Deli item but don’t want to stand and wait for it? Now you can stop by at the beginning of your commissary visit and fill out a special order slip. Once your order is placed, the Deli will get it ready and let you know when it is available for pick-up (in most cases even before you finish shopping). Fort Riley Commissary Regular Store Hours Sun 1000-1800 Mon 0900-2000 Tue 0900-2000 Wed 0900-2000 Thu 0900-2000 Fri 0900-2000 Sat 0900-2000 Early Bird Hours Mon thru Sat 0700-0900 During this time the self- checkout registers for 45 items or less are open for your convenience. If you would like subscribe to Express Line, send an email to: Include “Subscribe me to Express Line” in the subject line. Find our store web pages Did you know our store has its own pages on the commissary website: m? Find us under the “Locations” tab. See items now on promotion in our Savings Aisle. Easy corned beef and cabbage for Saint Patrick’s Day If you can boil water you can master corned beef and cabbage. This one-pot main course is one of the easiest to make with only four ingredients – five if you include the red potatoes boiled on the side. Pick up a 3 to 4 pound package of corned beef brisket with seasoning, 20 peppercorns, 2 bay leaves, 1 medium head of green cabbage and a few red potatoes at your commissary. Allow up to three hours to simmer the corned beef on the stove. Check the recipe. Add boiled carrots for more color.